Questions regarding points of extremely high mass density, which creates an extremely strong gravitational field from which light cannot escape.

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Will an observer falling into a black hole be able to witness any future events in the universe outside the black hole?

I know someone or something sucked into a black hole could not survive, but is the bending of light so immense that an observer falling into a black hole will be able to witness any future events in ...
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If nothing travels at the speed of light, except light, how can a black hole also pull light into itself?

Is it because it has super massive gravity and energy? Or is it some sort of an anti-light component in it because it used to be a star?
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What are the differences between a Black Hole and a Supermassive Black Hole

From what I understand, the mass of a black hole should be nearly infinite, how much more massive can something get? Is the name to be literally interpreted such that a Supermassive Black Hole just ...
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Can any information leave a black hole?

Referring to this question, is there any information that can leave black holes? Are they causing a permanent information loss in our universe?
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How are black holes found?

Black holes have so much gravity that even light can't escape from them. If we can't see them, and the suck up all electromagnetic radiation, then how can we find them?
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Why can't light escape from a black hole?

I've heard that light can't escape from a black hole. Can it? If not, why?